ERIC Number: ED278215
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jul
The Teacher as Researcher. Working Papers No. 17.
Ways in which language teachers can formally investigate the teaching and learning processes occurring in their classrooms are discussed in four sections. The topics covered include: the concept of research , its variety of meanings, and the prestige associated with it; the classroom teacher's traditional role with regard to research and how that role can or should change; techniques for organizing and carrying out classroom research projects; research projects carried out by Brazilian teachers of English as a second language and English for special purposes; and research projects that are potentially motivating and manageable. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Educational Research, English for Special Purposes, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Research Opportunities, Research Projects, Research Skills, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Role
Cepril, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paolo, R. Monte Alegre 984, 05014 Sao Paolo, Brazil ($1.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Pontificia Univ. Catolica de Sao Paulo (Brazil).
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